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New Documentary Depicts the Plight of Pakistani Music
"Song of Lahore" follows musicians and their struggle to keep the music playing.
Music Reviews: The Latest From Ne-Yo, The Dodos, Jamie Cullum and More
This week R&B star Ne-Yo returns with his latest pop-flavored offering, indie-band the Dodos offer up some frantic, fuzzy rock, jazz musician Jamie Cullum brings new cool to the old school, Americana act Punch Brothers get intricate, and newcomer Natalie Prass blends strong, timeless arrangements
Sunday Spotlight: Leah Chase
ABC News' Susan Saulny on the historical legacy and cooking of New Orleans chef Leah Chase.
Obama Honors Clinton, Oprah With Medal Of Freedom
President Obama today awarded the National Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, to 16 Americans, saying, “Their extraordinary lives remind us all of the beauty of the human spirit, the values that define us as Americans, the potential that lives inside of all...
Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom
Ernie Banks, Gloria Steinem and Loretta Lynn are also among those honored by President Obama.
President Obama to Honor Oprah, Bill Clinton, Ernie Banks With Medal of Freedom
What do former President Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey and baseball great Ernie Banks have in common? They are among the 16 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom that President Obama will honor at the White House later this year. “The Presidential Medal of Freedom...
Oscar Contender 'On the Road' Burns the Candle on Both Ends
Early on in Walter Salles and José Rivera's adaptation of the classic 1957 Jack Kerouac novel On the Road , the film's narrator, Sal Paradise, makes clear what drives him on his search across America's highways: The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad
The Rise of Latin Jazz, From the Bronx to San Juan
Back in 1967, Jerry Gonzalez was a student at New York's High School of Music and Art, splitting his time between studying the trumpet and playing the conga drum in parks and street corners all around the Bronx. Like most visionary artists, he already had an idea of where this was all going. "Latin
The Global Note: U.S. Forces to Australia…Syrian Base Attacked?…World Leaders Lock Lips
U.S. MILITARY TO AUSTRALIA In a joint press conference today, President Obama and Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced an increased U.S. Air Force and Marine presence in the country beginning in 2012. As Jake TAPPER reports, 200 to 250 Marines will be deployed to...
Tuba Spells Trouble for Young Musician
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) -- A wind instrument turned into the wrong instrument for a 13-year-old boy who blew his tuba so hard that he sent air into his salivary gland, where it didn't belong. Doctors diagnosed the condition after the boy developed swelling and pain around his jaw. "We